Chicago Ready to Host MLS All-Star Game

28 Jul, 2017

Next week, MLS All-Star will arrive in Chicago. Starting Saturday, Chicago will host a variety of free family events throughout the city to celebrate the MLS All-Star Game presented by Target at Soldier Field.

From beach soccer at North Ave Beach to competitions at Toyota Park and the PrivateBank Fire Pitch, a FREE concert featuring X Ambassadors at Northerly Island and interactive MLS digital headquarters located the Chicago Athletic Association on Michigan Avenue, Chicagoans and visiting fans alike will be immersed in everything MLS All-Star. Most events are free but fans must register for an MLS Fan Pass. Limited tickets are still available for the MLS All-Star Game.

Find out more about can’t-miss events below, and click here for a Guide to MLS All-Star.

Sunday, July 30:
Kick off MLS All-Star  with Beach Soccer at North Avenue Beach: 11:00 am - 9:00pm
Grab your friends and head to North Ave Beach for fun in the sun and beach soccer on specially designed pitches. Drinks provided by Heineken and Coca-Cola will be available throughout the day as well as special MLS Giveaways!

2017 MLS Skills Challenge presented by FIFA 18 at The PrivateBank Fire Pitch: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
See MLS All-Stars, Legends, and local talent compete head-to-head in skills challenges from the FIFA video game. Fans must register with MLS Fan Pass - click here to register.

Monday, July 31
MLS Concert presented by Coca-Cola featuring X Ambassadors - FREE Concert at Huntington Bank Pavilion on Northerly Island: 8:00pm
Headliners X Ambassadors debut album, VHS, went gold and produced the No. 1 hit “Renegades” and double-platinum single “Unsteady”. Fans must register with MLS Fan Pass - click here to register.

Tuesday,  August 1
Special Olympics Unified Sports All-Star Soccer Match at Toyota Park: 4:30pm
Representing 22 MLS teams, the Unified Match will feature all-star Special Olympics athletes from across the U.S. and Canada. The match is part of the one-year countdown to Special Olympics’ 50th anniversary celebration which will take place in Chicago July 17-22, 2018. Fans must purchase tickets to the MLS Homegrown Game to attend - click here for tickets.

MLS Homegrown Team v Chivas de Guadalajara’s U20 at Toyota Park: 7:00pm
Chicago natives Brian McBride and Mike Magee will coach the MLS Homegrowns - MLS’s premier, young players - as they take on Chivas de Guadalajara’s Under-20 team. $10 general admission tickets are available for purchase here.

Wednesday, August 2 - Matchday
Soccer Celebration at Soldier Field: 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Free: Get to Soldier Field early for the ultimate celebration of the beautiful game in an interactive fan zone that includes player appearances, interactive games, fun giveaways and prizes.

2017 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target at Soldier Field: 8:00pm
The best of the MLS, led by four All-Stars from the Chicago Fire, will take on Real Madrid in a showdown at Soldier Field. Limited tickets are still available - get your tickets now!

For the full schedule of events and most up-to-date information, visit


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